Year 6

Art and Design in Year 6

Art and Design in Year 6

Year 6 have been experimenting with different ways of using textiles to create different effects. They used fabric, fabric paints, buttons, sequins, wool, needles, thread etc. to recreate scenes from well-known stories or a scene of their choice.

Take a look at our work-in-progress photographs.

Year 6 Mental Health Awareness Week

Year 6 Mental Health Awareness Week

Year 6 have enjoyed a week of fun and educational activities both inside and out of the classroom, as part of Mental health Awareness Week. All activities were based around the theme of this week: ‘Nature’ and included making observational drawings of nature in the style of Geoff Slater, a class walk through Jesmond Dene… Continue Reading

Practical Maths in Y6

Practical Maths in Y6

As part of their Geometry topic, Year 6 pupils enjoyed a practical Maths lesson in which they investigated angles on a straight line and angles around a point. Using a protractor, they were able to successfully measure the angles, calculate the size of missing angles as well as determine some fun Geometry facts! Lucy described… Continue Reading

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Pupils in all our classes have been journeying together during Lent, towards Holy Week and Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday. We began our journey by making a Lenten promise to God, and during Lent we have tried hard to do three things: to pray, to fast (give up something small) and to give to charity… Continue Reading

Year 6 Celebrate International Week

Year 6 Celebrate International Week

Year 6 enjoyed celebrating International Week this week. With a focus on India, they enjoyed learning about its diverse culture and rich traditions. The children made their own reports which showcased its traditions, languages, religions, cuisine and many more interesting facts. Two of our pupils brought in Indian clothing form home to share with the… Continue Reading

Year 6 Evacuation

Year 6 Evacuation

As part of their WWII Homefront topic, Year 6 pupils shared an evacuation experience day in which they (dressed as WWII schoolchildren) took part in a range of fun games and activities to find out what it was really like for children during WWII. The children played indoor and outdoor games that evacuee children would… Continue Reading

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

To mark Armistice Day on 11th November, each class prepared poppies which were added to a display of remembrance, remembering the fallen soldiers from the First World War and all subsequent conflicts. In the afternoon, Year 6 pupils led the school in a virtual liturgy in which the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Robert Binyon… Continue Reading

The ‘Big 3’

The ‘Big 3’

Our very own ‘Treaty of Versailles’ In the Forest School, Year 6 pupils enjoyed getting into character of the leaders of the ‘Big 3’ countries from the end of World War One- Great Britain, France and the United States of America. The countries came together to agree what would happen to Germany following the war,… Continue Reading

Year 6 Curriculum Presentation

Year 6 Curriculum Presentation

Please find attached the PowerPoint from the Year 6 Curriculum Evening. If you have any questions about its content, please contact Miss McTernan via the school office. Curriculum Evening PowerPoint Additional resources: Grammar Glossary Spellings-Y5-and-6-1 Question-stems-to-support-you-with-supporting-your-childs-comprehension Continue Reading